WordPress deploys forced security update for dangerous bug in popular plugin

The WordPress security team has taken a rare step last week and used a lesser-known internal capability to forcibly push a security update for a popular plugin.

WordPress sites running the Loginizer plugin were forcibly updated this week to Loginizer version 1.6.4.

This version contained a security fix for a dangerous SQL injection bug that could have allowed hackers to take over WordPress sites running older versions of the Loginizer plugin.

Loginizer is one of today’s most popular WordPress plugins, with an…


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